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SMB and Enterprise Differences: Security, Risk and Continuity

Earlier this month, Forrester Research published the results of a survey that highlighted top priorities for IT decision makers. Improving BC/DR was the top priority for SMB organizations, and was #2 for large enterprises.  This made me consider: when preparing for security, risk and continuity, what are the differences that organizational size makes ?  I invited […]

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What Happened to Inventory Safety Stock? Some Thoughts on Supply Chain Resilience

Recalling a brief discussion with Dr. Yossi Sheffi a few years ago following the publication of his book, The Resilient Enterprise, I am reminded of his description that every industry has a supply chain dynamic. For years, a standard measurement of supply chain management was the safety stock level. Of late, efficient supply chain management […]

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Q&A with: Bob DiLossi – Director of Crisis Management

Bob DiLossi is the Director of the SunGard Availability Crisis Management Center, having managed this area for the past seven years. In that time, Bob has been directly involved in hundreds of disaster exercises and actual declarations. As we recognize September as National Preparedness Month, pass this ninth anniversary of the September 11th tragedy, and […]

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